Evan Hilbert
Thursday March 22nd, 2012

The New England Patriots have signed defensive back Will Allen to a one-year deal, according to numerous reports.

Allen, 33, spent last season with the Miami Dolphins.

According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the contract is worth $975,000, with added incentive that include a $25,000 signing bonus. Allen has played 11 years in the NFL with the Dolphins and the New York Giants.

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